Best Time To Visit Santa Barbara

Best Time To Go To Santa Barbara

The climate of Santa Barbara is classified as dry-summer subtropical. Summers and falls are the driest, warmest times of the year, which have the most sunshine. The daytime temperatures during this time of year are typically from 75-85F, with night-time temperatures from 55-64F. Winter and spring are the rainier, mild times of the year, with daytime temperatures from 60-65F and night-time lows around 41F. The water during this time of year is usually around 55F.

Santa Barbara's climate is often described as Mediterranean, and the city has been promoted as the "American Riviera".

The average warmest month is August. The highest recorded temperature was 109°F in 1985.

December is the average coolest month and is probably not the best time to travel to Santa Barbara. The lowest recorded temperature was 20°F in 1990. The maximum average rainfall occurs in February.

The best time to visit Santa Barbara would be around October, when it’s pleasant with little to no rainfall.

Climate in Santa Barbara

Know weather for your travel dates:

17-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 17 Jan

22oC

15oC

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:0.46 m/s

Humidity:58%

Precipitation:0%

  • Thu 18 Jan
    21oC | 13oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 19 Jan
    16oC | 10oC

    Mostly cloudy until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Sat 20 Jan
    16oC | 8oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    17oC | 9oC

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    20oC | 10oC

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    20oC | 11oC

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Santa Barbara

Average Temperature in Santa Barbara by month

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Jan

Average temperature: 11oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 13oC

Feb

Average temperature: 13oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 18oC

Mar

Average temperature: 12oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 19oC

Apr

Average temperature: 14oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 18oC

May

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 11oC

Maximum temperature: 20oC

Jun

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 13oC

Maximum temperature: 18oC

Jul

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 13oC

Maximum temperature: 19oC

Aug

Average temperature: 20oC

Minimum temperature: 16oC

Maximum temperature: 24oC

Sep

Average temperature: 22oC

Minimum temperature: 17oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Oct

Average temperature: 17oC

Minimum temperature: 13oC

Maximum temperature: 20oC

Nov

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 15oC

Maximum temperature: 18oC

Dec

Average temperature: 12oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Highest temperature in Santa Barbara is recorded as 26oC in September.

Lowest temperature in Santa Barbara is recorded as 5oC in March.

Average Rain in Santa Barbara by Month (in mm)

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Jan

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 17.03 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 51.08 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

May

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 2.58 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 7.74 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 2.05 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 1.04 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Santa Barbara is 51.08 mm in February.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Santa Barbara are January, March, April, May, July, October, November and December.

Average Humidity in Santa Barbara by Month (in %)

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  • 75
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Jan

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Feb

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Mar

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 64%

Apr

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

May

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 68%

Jun

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 81%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Jul

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 81%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Sep

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Oct

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Nov

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Dec

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 68%

Most humid month in Santa Barbara is July.

Least humid month in Santa Barbara are March and December.

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